George William Cook
M, b. circa March 1849, d. 3 May 1926
George William Cook|b. c Mar 1849\nd. 3 May 1926|p2468.htm|Andrew Jackson Cook|b. c 1815\nd. Apr 1860|p2467.htm|Sarah Juliet Evelina Mitchell|b. 14 Feb 1822\nd. 17 Jan 1873|p2466.htm|||||||Thomas J. Mitchell|b. 5 Aug 1778\nd. 22 Nov 1843|p323.htm|Mary Wood|b. 27 Nov 1785\nd. Oct 1858|p322.htm|
George William Cook, c1849-1926
- Father: Andrew Jackson Cook b. circa 1815, d. April 1860
- Mother: Sarah Juliet Evelina Mitchell b. 14 February 1822, d. 17 January 1873
- George William Cook was born circa March 1849 in Alabama.
- Andrew Jackson Cook and Sarah Juliet Evelina Mitchell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Coosa County, Alabama. Other members of the household included George William Cook, Thomas Mitchell Cook, Francis Billing Cook and Conrad Evelyn Cook. Also in the household was teacher David Williams, age 27.
- Sarah Juliet Evelina Mitchell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Montgomery County, Alabama. Other members of the household included George William Cook, Thomas Mitchell Cook, Francis Billing Cook, Conrad Evelyn Cook, Eason Thweatt Cook, Mary Wood Cook, Caroline Catherine Cook and Sarah Juliet Cook.
- Sarah Juliet Evelina Mitchell Cook wrote on 12 June 1864, in a letter to her son Conrad Evelyn Cook, "Frank and Georgie caught some fish at the river for our dinner. The ones we caught in the creek were too small. "Mary" caught the largest one that day. "Easie" the greatest number - he is so quiet & steady - never plays like the others."
- George William Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, apparently in a boarding house with other bookkeepers and store clerks.
- He was a clerk in a store, according to the 1870 census.
- He married Evelyn Dawson.
- George William Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, at 315 Madison Avenue living at the same address as Virginia Gordon Abercrombie and her grandchildren.. Other members of the household included Hugh Dawson Cook.
- He was a merchandise broker, according to the 1900 census.
- The following appeared on 19 July 1902 in The Montgomery Advertiser: At the family residence, 222 South Court Street, Mrs. Cook, wife of Dr. Conrad Cook, died at an early hour yesterday morning, after a lingering illness.
Her remains were sent last evening to Yazoo, Adams county, Miss., for interment.
Mrs. Cook was well known in Montgomery, having been a resident of this city for about twelve years.
In 1873, at the home of her parents in Yazoo, Miss., she was married to Dr. Conrad E. Cook of Wetumpka, Ala.
About 1890 Dr. and Mrs. Cook moved to Montgomery, and since that time have lived on South Court Street.
Mrs. Cook's death was caused from tuberculosis of the lungs. She has been affected with this malady for years, and her death, although a shock, did not come unexpectedly to the family.
Mrs. Cook leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss: Conrad E. Cook, Jr., who is a shipping clerk for Hobbie and Teague; Misses Ethel, Evelyn and Fannie Cook.
Dr. Cook is a brother of Messrs. Geo. W. and E. T. Cook and Mrs. Dr. Blue, all of this city.
The funeral party left last evening for Yazoo, Miss., where her remains will be laid at rest in the family burying ground.
- He married Margaret Ella Miller, daughter of Jessie Miller and Edie Komegay, on 9 August 1904 in Elmore County, Alabama.
- George William Cook and Margaret Ella Miller appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Bibb County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Grace E. Rogers.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1910 census.
- The following appeared on 27 December 1919 in The Montgomery Advertiser: The friends of George W. Cook, well known Montgomerian, will regret to learn he is confined to his room at the Melrose Hotel, suffering from a sprained ankle. His many friends wish for him a speedy recovery.
- George William Cook and Margaret Ella Miller appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Vance, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Grace E. Rogers and Robert E. Champion.
- The following appeared on 27 January 1920 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Mr. Frank D. Cook died at his residence at Pike Road Monday evening at 7 o'clock following a brief illness. He was 77 years old and is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Mary W. Blue of Montgomery, Mrs. H. R. Adams of Birmingham and Mrs. T. W. Graff of Robinson Springs and one Brother, George W. Cook of Montgomery. Funeral services will take place from the Leak-McCarty chapel Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock and interment will follow at Oakwood.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1920 census.
- At the time of his death George William Cook was living in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, at 420 Alabama Street.
- George William Cook died on 3 May 1926 in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama.
- He was buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama.
- Last Edited: 8 Jun 2011